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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 W810 Hands-On Preview

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 W810 Hands-On Preview - We go hands-on with the new compact cameras, the Sony Cyber-shot W830 and W810.

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Category : Compact Cameras
Product : Sony Cyber-shot W830
Price : £99
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Sony Cyber Shot DSC W830 Silver (7) (Custom)

The Sony Cyber-shot W830 is a compact digital camera designed to be easy to use, whilst featuring a high megapixel count, with a 20.1 megapixel sensor and a Carl Zeiss 8x optical zoom lens. The camera features optical steady shot which should help keep shots steady in low light or when using a lot of zoom. The Sony Cyber-shot W830 has an RRP of £119, and is due to be available in a number of colours. 

Sony Cyber Shot DSC W830 Silver (5) (Custom)

Sony Cyber-shot W830 Key Features

  • 20.1 megapixel sensor
  • 8x optical zoom Zeiss lens
  • 25-200mm equivalent
  • Optical SteadyShot
  • Sweep panorama
  • Intelligent auto
  • 720p video recording
  • Available in black, silver, pink and violet

Sony Cyber-shot W830 Hands-On Photos of Equipment



The Sony Cyber-shot W810 is an entry level model, with the same specifications, except for the lens, which is a 6x optical zoom Sony lens, and the camera also features a "Party Mode" designed to take the best shot in low light indoor conditions automatically. The Sony Cyber-shot W810 will be available for £99.

Sony Cyber Shot DSC W810 Black (3) (Custom)

Sony Cyber-shot W810 Key Features

  • 20.1 megapixel sensor
  • 6x optical zoom lens
  • 26-156mm equivalent
  • Sweep panorama
  • Intelligent auto
  • 720p video recording
  • Available in black, silver, and pink

Sony Cyber-shot W810 Hands-On Photos of Equipment



Comparison Table

Sony Cyber-shot W830Sony Cyber-shot W810
ManufacturerSonySony
Lens
Max Aperturef/3.3 - f/6.3f/3.5 - f/6.5
35mm equivalent25mm - 200mm26mm - 156mm
Optical Zoom8x6x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels20.1Mp (Megapixels)20.1Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)51525152
Pixels (H)38643864
Sensor TypeCCDCCD
Sensor Size1/2.3inch1/2.3inch
Sensor Size (width)No DataNo Data
Sensor Size (height)No DataNo Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor2.7in2.7in
Screen resolution230k230k
Touch ScreenNoNo
Focusing
Min Focus5cm5cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/1600sec1/1500sec
Shutter speeds longest2sec2sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Scene modes
  • Program
  • Scene modes
Metering
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
  • Centre Spot
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity80 - 3200100 - 800
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Flash
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Flash
Exposure Comp+/-2+/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting1fpsNo Data
Video
Movie modeYesYes
Video Resolution
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
  • 320x240 QVGA
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
  • 320x240 QVGA
Video FPS30fps30fps
Stereo SoundNoNo
Optical Zoom with VideoYesYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYesNo
Interface
HDMINo DataNo Data
USBUSB 2USB 2
Wi-FiNoNo
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • Memory Stick
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • Memory Stick
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeLithium-IonLithium-Ion
CIPA Rating210200
Box Contents
Box ContentsRechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN, AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Wrist Strap, Multi USB cable, Instruction Manual, AC Power CordRechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN, AC Adaptor AC-UB10C, Wrist Strap, Multi USB cable, Instruction Manual
Dimensions
Weight104g111g
Width93.1mm96.8mm
Height52.5mm55.5mm
Depth22.5mm20.9mm
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